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2019 NBA Mock Draft: All-Star Break

The trade deadline has passed and some teams have positioned themselves to compete for top picks in the June draft. This article details my projected picks for both rounds. Phoenix – Zion Williamson (Freshman PF, Duke) Zion has separated himself as the most impressive player in college basketball. His explosiveness, endless motor, and unselfishness should … Continue reading 2019 NBA Mock Draft: All-Star Break

2019 NBA and CBB Predictions: Year of the Red Hair Hoopers, The Return of Lavar Ball, Landing Spots for The Top Free Agents, and More

Let’s take a look at what could be another eventful year in college and professional hoops.   LaVar Ball’s Return to Relevance 2018 was a relatively quiet year for the most publicly outspoken parent in American basketball. With his oldest son Lonzo having an underwhelming (for LaVar’s predictions), yet solid rookie season, Lamelo settling back … Continue reading 2019 NBA and CBB Predictions: Year of the Red Hair Hoopers, The Return of Lavar Ball, Landing Spots for The Top Free Agents, and More

Top 10 NBA and College Basketball Stories of 2018

It was a very eventful year for college basketball and the NBA. Here are the main takeaways and storylines of the year.   1. Derrick Rose Rising Again This is one of the best sports’ stories of the year. A lot of people wrote Derrick Rose off. I didn’t think he would ever play with … Continue reading Top 10 NBA and College Basketball Stories of 2018

Reevaluating The NBA Prospects Who Are A Year or Two Away From Shooting Up Draft Boards

A year ago, I detailed a number of players I thought were a year or two away from becoming serious NBA prospects (view here). I will revisit the list from last season and add new players based on what I have seen so far.   Revisiting Last Year’s Prospects Last Year’s “One-Year Away” (Expected to … Continue reading Reevaluating The NBA Prospects Who Are A Year or Two Away From Shooting Up Draft Boards

Why I Refuse to Give Up on Markelle Fultz

Broken jump shot. Broken confidence. Overrated. Bust. Lost cause. Time to move on. I've heard all of these descriptions of the top pick in the loaded 2017 draft class. And frankly, I'm tired of it. Because Markelle Fultz is going to prove that he will surpass your expectations and keep working for his own. After … Continue reading Why I Refuse to Give Up on Markelle Fultz

Early NBA Awards and All-Star Predictions

A week into the new season and the NBA has already offered the level of excitement that fans have come to expect. With still a lot of season still left, a lot will change before awards are handed out. But that doesn’t mean it’s too early to project how players will progress based on what … Continue reading Early NBA Awards and All-Star Predictions

5 Trades That Could Occur in the Next 48 Hours

There is still a lot of uncertainty regarding the front part of the NBA Draft. It will become even foggier when the trades start to roll in. Here are some deals that would make sense before or during the draft tomorrow night.   Atlanta Gets Rid of Schroder Atlanta Hawks receive: Solomon Hill, Ish Smith, … Continue reading 5 Trades That Could Occur in the Next 48 Hours